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Re: What about music-related URIs???

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Mon, 07 Sep 2009 10:54:09 -0400
Message-ID: <4AA51E91.2090407@openlinksw.com>
To: David Peterson <david@squishyfish.com>
CC: music-ontology-specification-group@googlegroups.com, Linking Open Data <public-lod@w3.org>
David Peterson wrote:
> On 7/09/2009 5:44 AM, Kingsley Idehen wrote:
>> Using the native MBZ URIs within the MBZ domain is the way forward. 
>> Naturally, the pages should also include RDFa and then they won't 
>> need to redirect anything. Basically, stick with HTML+RDFa as the 
>> default metadata representation served up from data space: 
>> musicbrainz.org . It is going to be much easier for User Agents to 
>> become RDFa aware than it would ever be for Web publishers to 
>> globally implement Content Negotiation based Identity 
>> dissambiguation.  Of course, this doesn't invalidate the deep utility 
>> of Content Negotiation -- in general --  it simply means that its 
>> relationship to Linked Data Web boostrap (activation threshold 
>> reduction) is inverse in nature :-)
>> You must be able to publish rich metadata in text form without 
>> possessing Web Server admin privileges, bottom line.
> +1
> Now if the HTML 5 mob just saw it that way... ;)  Now that really is 
> the topic for another conversation!
> I am oh so happy to be hearing this more and more. Embedding RDFa into 
> HTML is the way forward for the vast majority of websites. It removes 
> the whole complexity of server configs, content negotiation, what is 
> and isn't a thing, blah, blah blah.
Yep! Esp. the "what is and isn't a thing.." odd discourse. As I've 
stated a zillion times, Identity models aren't new to computer science 
or the computer industry at large, they predate all of us :-)
> I worked with the ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) to launch 
> a digital radio site built with Drupal. We were faced with what URI to 
> use and this conversation will indeed help. I will update the code 
> accordingly to musicbrainz.


> Cheers,
> David



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